Hermosa Beach Closes Beach, The Strand and Downtown Parking Structure to the Public amid Coronavirus Pandemic

March 26, 2020

This is from The Daily Breeze…..

Hermosa Beach will close to the public its 2-mile long beach and popular adjacent walkway, the Strand, beginning Saturday, March 28, city officials announced Wednesday, March 25.

The city will take this step to further protect the public from the spread of the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, after large groups of people gathered on the beach and the Strand last weekend, the city said in a statement. A three-level municipal parking structure at Hermosa Avenue and 13th Street will also close starting Saturday.

All of the closures will begin at 6 a.m.

The closures will remain in effect until Hermosa Beach has determined it is safe to reopen, the statement said.